These are the North West social media influencers you should be following

There's so much noise on social media, it can be hard to cut through what is useful and what is not.

Friday, 18th September 2020, 7:00 am
Preston-based fashion and lifestyle blogger currently sharing updates from her adapting style during her first pregnancy. Blog: | Insta: @whowhatclaire | Twitter: @whowhatclaire

Thankfully, in the North West we are blessed with an array of experts including fashion, travel, fitness, books and most

Here is our list of the region's influencers that will add something useful to your feed:

Manchester-based Holly Wood is documenting her 30s, including juggling two children, multiple business streams and a Masters in psychology, while inspiring others to go it alone. Blog: | Insta: _hollygoeslightly | Twitter: @HollyNicol

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Former fashion lecturer Victoria is not just one of the biggest North West style influencers but probably in the UK top five with a huge following on Instagram, You Tube as well as the blog and has worked for huge brands including Armani. She may be living in luxury in the Cotswolds after just leaving high-style London right now but she and her husband are from Wigan and proud northerners at heart .In the frow is short for 'In the front row' of a fashion show. Blog: | Insta: @inthefrow | Twitter: @inthefrow | You Tube: Inthefrow
Chorley-based Laura Dove is a mum blogger, who shared the trials, tribulation and travels of her family. She began her blog as therapy after the still-birth of her son Joseph and it has transformed into a joyous celebration of family. Blog: | Insta: Fivelittledoves | Twitter: @fivelittledove5
Gemma Ray is a Lancashire/Merseyside author and radio presenter who blogs about productivity and self-love. Not known for holding back, she is active on Instagram and facebook as well as the blog. Blog: | Twitter: @GemmaDeeRay | Insta: @Gemmadeeray
Manchester-based Missonyi is a self-taught photographer and fashion, lifestyle and travel blogger. Originally from Nigeria, she moved to the UK to advance her career as a chartered accountant then discovered her love for photography. She runs the blog alongside her husband Craig. Blog: | Insta: @mossonyi | Twitter: @mossonyi
Once described by Glamour magazine as having the 'looks of Naomi Campbell and the voice of Vera Duckworth', AJ is the Blackburn-born and bred TV presenter and fitness guru who is particularly influential on Instagram. Expect fashion, beauty, fitness and food. Blog: | Insta: @ajodudu | Twitter: @ajodudu
Preston-based blogger and Instagrammer Emma is an influencer determined to change perceptions of female body image and promote a curvier look as more realistic. She has her own clothes line and is outspoken on the issues she cares about. Blog: | Insta: @EmmaTamsinHill | YouTube: Emma Tamsin
From his farm near Lytham, Tom has massed a gigantic social media following led by his slick, innovative You Tube videos and is now quite the media personality. YouTube: Tom Pemberton Farm Life | Insta: @tompemberton_farmlife | Twitter: @TPFarmLife
By day a news journalist/columnist and radio presenter, Preston-based Nicola writes about and reviews travel, hotels and theatre with an increasing focus on books and the writing process, including weekly '10 questions with' interviews with bestselling authors. Blog: | Insta:@nicolakadam | [email protected] /@nicolakadam
Liverpool-based journalist Jane Clare is a wine blogger and columnist passionate about everything wine and wine education. Blog: | Insta: @Onefootinthegrapes | Twitter: @JaneClarewine
Chorley-based Sam Martin blogs on all things lifestyle and also blogs on business, social media and marketing with help and tips to help businesses, bloggers, influencers, side-hustlers and entrepreneurs Blog: | Insta: SociallySam | Twitter: @socially_sam